Barbara Nilva Nevin is a family law attorney with Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., serving people throughout Minnesota, including Minneapolis and the Twin Cities area. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Minnesota, Ms. Nevin decided to pursue a career in law. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Mitchell Hamline School of Law and was admitted to practice in Minnesota in 1979.
Ms. Nevin shares her experience of more than 35 years in family law and bankruptcy with other attorneys throughout the country as a lecturer for continuing legal education programs. She is the author of several legal publications, and she holds memberships in the American Association for Justice and the Hennepin County Bar Association, as well as the Family Law and Bankruptcy sections of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Ms. Nevin currently serves the Hennepin County Conciliation Court as a referee.
In 2009, Ms. Nevin and her colleagues at Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., successfully questioned the constitutionality of portions of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act as a plaintiff before the U.S. Supreme Court. She focuses her practice primarily on litigation and handles a wide range of legal matters, including the following: divorce, prenuptial agreements, custody and visitation, alimony and spousal support, child support, adoption, domestic violence, children's rights, ethics, sexual harassment, motor vehicle defects, legal malpractice, pharmaceutical products and foreclosures. Ms. Nevin has successfully won reversals of district court rulings in the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Community service is important to Ms. Nevin. She assists the city of Chanhassen as a chairperson of its seniors' commission. Additionally, as the mother of a veteran, she is extremely active in organizations that support veterans and military personnel, including Beyond the Yellow Ribbon where she serves as Vice Chair. She also worked to help establish the Veteran's Diversion Court in Carver County. Ms. Nevin also vounteers at Legal Aid during the year.
Ms. Nevin is a proud grandmother to two grandchildren and enjoys traveling to spend time with them.
* Ms. Nevin is a debt relief agent. She helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
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Last Updated: 2/17/2017